Category: Home & Garden
We all know how difficult it is to de-clutter a house, but this task can become a lot simpler with the help of this complete guide, “Your One Month Guide To Beating Clutter,” developed by the folks at Terrys Fabrics.
The psychology of color states that certain colors are suited to certain rooms in your home. Feng shui can balance the energies of your home. Learn all about the psychology of a happier home in the following infographic by Woodyatt Curtains.
Knowing what Portland pest control experts know can help you take steps to keep critters at bay and maintain a pest-free environment. Take a look at this infographic to learn about the seasons when certain pests strike the most, the natural pest control techniques you can implement, and what pest control services do to give you peace of mind.
Does having a bigger house really make life easier or better? Building and living costs are exponentially higher, children are spending 10 times as much time watching TV or playing video games as they do playing outside, and obesity rates have increased over 214 percent since 1950. It might be time to rethink the “McMansion.” To learn more about the costs and health risks associated with “McMansions,” check out this infographic presented by HomeInsurance.com.
Is Britain becoming a nation of renters? The following infographic created by Morgan’s takes a look at the state of the current UK home renting market.
This infographic by The Independent uses data from the Guardian and the concept of the monopoly board to compare rents and the cost of living in the UK’s major cities, giving advice on how to make the most of being part of ‘Generation Rent’.
The median family home size in 1982 was 1,520 sq ft. Twenty-five years later, the median size was a whopping 2,277 sq ft! Find out how much square footage costs across the United States, how cost of living changes throughout various cities, and see how your home size measures up against your neighbors in the following infographic by Quicken Loans.
Almost half (42%) of home energy costs come from heating and cooling. Having an efficient heating and cooling system can save you money. Check out the infographic below presented by AAA Heating & Air Conditioning to learn more about heating systems and how upgrading could save you money down the road.
Making a home more comfortable can start with reassessing the energy that it uses. When thinking about giving your home an energy overhaul isn’t just about reducing your environmental footprint – it’s also about achieving a better quality of life. A deep energy retrofit is a holistic approach to making your home healthier and more comfortable.
The weather in the UK is a fickle thing – it can snow in April and it can rain all summer (2012 being the wettest year on record). In fact the weather is the most popular topic of Brits – apart from drinking tea. This infographic from Everest has 20 handy tips for keeping your house warm and saving money on energy bills all year round.
How GREEN is your property? If you are a homeowner, educate yourself and your neighbors about Vapor Intrusion. VI occurs when vapors and gases from contaminated soil and groundwater move through the soil and seep through cracks into a home or commercial building. Using eco-friendly products in and around your home is a fantastic way to reduce your exposure, but is that enough? Check your land, and protect your neighborhood today. You may be surprised at what is lurking beneath your home.
Winter has come and gone and with that comes spring chores. This infographic from Rick’s Custom Fencing & Decking lists some handy tips from repairing your fence to cleaning your wood deck. Complete the items on this list and your home and yard will be ready for entertaining and relaxation.
Adding insulation to our homes is a great way to cut our heating costs. Changing energy suppliers could also be a way of saving money on cooking and heating our homes. This infographic by Calor looks at other ways to reduce energy bills.
Prize real estate comes in all shapes and sizes, from the royal splendor of Buckingham Palace to the glamor of Hugh Heffner’s PlayBoy Mansion. And whether it’s Roman Abramovich’s luxury holiday pad or the White House home of the President of the United States, you can be sure the price tag is beyond all but the richest people on the planet.